TACAMO NC3 Field Representative - OK City

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC., is seeking an experienced E-6B or SSBN Nuclear Command and Control Communications (NC3) field representative to Strategic Communications Wing One (SCW-1).

Job Summary:

P rovide technical expertise and make recommendations to SCW-1 leadership concerning the conduct of the NC3 mission. Review policy guidance, post-mission reports, and operating procedures; providing feedback and recommendations. Act as liaison between SCW-1 personnel and APL, assisting with the collection and transfer of data. Serve as a subject matter expert for APL analysts. Work with operational deck-plate level military personnel, command leadership, and program sponsors.

Duties (Listed in order of importance with the estimated amount of time spent at each task):

1. Review post-mission reports and other available operational data; identify and track issues, providing feedback to squadron commanders. (25%)

2. Analyze E-6B and related NC3 systems performance results and trends; making recommendations for corrective actions to operational leadership utilizing information derived from JHU/APL reports and available operational and maintenance data. (25%)

3. Conduct recurring data collection and transfer from operators (E-6B, communications centers, and mobile command centers) to APL. (20%)

4. Review policy documents, operations directives, and concept of operations, and ensure they are in accordance with national-level doctrine and are reflected properly across the Task Force's architecture and plans. (10%)

5. Assist in the training of E-6B communications personnel. (10%)

6. Provide liaison between SCW-1 staff and Task Force operators, the supporting technical community, and APL. (10%)
Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.


Required Qualifications:
Fifteen or more years of experience with Take Charge and Move Out (TACAMO) operations and/or Navy NC3 systems, or a combination of TACAMO/NC3 experience and a Bachelor's degree in a technical field. Strong analytical skills. A high level of initiative and the ability to work independently. Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Current Top Secret clearance required.

Desired Qualifications:
Fifteen or more years of experience with TACAMO operations and/or Navy NC3 systems and a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, telecommunications, computer science, or equivalent. Strong analytical skills and the flexibility to examine and analyze problems outside one's core area of expertise. A high level of initiative and the ability to work independently. Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products. Current Top Secret clearance required.

Special Working Conditions: Primary work location is in Oklahoma City, OK. Some travel is required.

Security: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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